University Administration

President Dawn Dekle
President Dawn Dekle
Dr. Dawn Dekle became the American University of Nigeria's fourth president on July 1, 2017.
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AUN ‘s governance structure stems from its American liberal arts heritage with the incorporation of distinctive traditions tailored to the University’s specific philosophies.

The Chief Executive Officer of AUN is the President (Vice-Chancellor) who oversees the day-to-day management of the University. The President is assisted by the Provost (Academics) and three Vice Presidents - Campus Life & Dean Student Affairs, Finance & Administration, and University Relations. The Registrar maintains the integrity of AUN’s academic database and provides administrative support to the University community.

Each of the University's Schools is led by a Dean who heads individual academic divisions.

The University Librarian is the custodian of AUN’s famed E-Library and expansive digital repository. Other officers of the University include Assistant Vice-Presidents, Directors, and a succession of line managers.

Academic Leadership

Prof. Attahir Yusuf
Prof. Attahir Yusuf
VP Academic Affairs/Provost and Dean, School of Business & Entrepreneurship
Prof. Agbo Peter Ocheme
Prof. Agbo Peter Ocheme
Interim Dean, School of Law
Dr. Patrick Fay
Dr. Patrick Fay
Interim Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Abel Ajibesin
Abel Ajibesin
Interim Dean, School of Engineering
Dr. Olumide Longe
Dr. Olumide Longe
Interim Dean, School of Information Technology & Computing
Prof. Chris Mbah
Prof. Chris Mbah
Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Administration

Dr. Andrew Okolie
Dr. Andrew Okolie
Registrar
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Dr. Lionel Rawlins
AVP, Safety & Security Operations
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Byron Bullock
VP, Campus Life & Dean, Student Affairs
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Abubakar Abba Tahir, PhD
VP, University Relations
Olanipekun Olanrewaju (FCA)
Olanipekun Olanrewaju (FCA)
VP, Finance & Administration